Each AZODIS-250 tablet contains azithromycin 250mg.
Azithromycin, which is a semi-synthetic antibiotic, belongs to the macrolide subclass of azalides. This drug works by inhibiting the protein synthesis in bacteria. In spite of its structure being similar to that of erythromycin, azithromycin is a lot more stable and efficient than erythromycin. Azithromycin is reported to have a broad spectrum activity against Gram +ve and Gram-ve bacteria.
Its mechanism of action involves its binding to the 50S subunit of 70S ribosome of bacteria. This binding inhibits the translation of mRNA, which blocks the synthesis of necessary proteins. This will eventually lead to the death of bacteria. This drug, however, has no effect on the nucleic acid synthesis.
As directed by the doctor or physician
Azithromycin use is contraindicated in those who are hypersensitive to azithromycin, erythromycin and other macrolides antibiotics.
Adverse effects of azithromycin include abdominal pain, headache and rashes.
There are no sufficient and well-controlled studies when it comes to azithromycin administration in the case of pregnant women and nursing mothers. Therefore, if you are pregnant or nursing, talk to the doctor about your condition before taking this medicine.
AZODIS-250 tablets are available in 10X1X6’s blister packing.
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